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King's Lynn in Bloom Awards

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King's Lynn in Bloom Awards

Winners of the King’s Lynn in Bloom Allotment Challenge and Front Garden competition were announced at an awards ceremony at King’s Lynn Town Hall on Tuesday 2 September.

The awards were presented by Borough Mayor, Barry Ayres, and have been sponsored by Hayes and Storr solicitors and supported by West Norfolk MIND, where staff made window boxes for the newly created window box category.

Cllr Elizabeth Nockolds, Chairman of King’s Lynn in Bloom and competition judge, said: “By creating beautiful front garden displays and thriving allotment plots, people help to improve our local environment - these awards are a way of recognising their efforts.

“As always I have been really impressed by the passion and expertise of local allotment holders and gardeners, but this year I have also been struck by the quality of the gardens and sites that do not enter the competition. I can only assume that people worry that they’ve not up to scratch, so I’d like to take this opportunity not only to thank those who did enter but to encourage even more people to get involved next year.”

The winners were as follows:
Allotment Challenge
Best Newcomer (less than 1 year) - 1st Ashley Spooner – 2nd Jon Jackson
Best Novice (less than 2 years) - 1st Miss Vilma Jurskyte, 2nd Vera Whitehouse, 3rd Mrs Judita Sauliene
Best Group Site - 1st West Norfolk Mind
Best Self-Managed Association Site -1st Drakes Field, 2nd Winfarthing Avenue, 3rd Old Gala Ground, 4th Sharpins Field
Best Kept Allotment - 1st Mr Stanislovas Macijauskas, 2nd Mrs Francis Jolley, 3rd Mr Bill Jolley
Front Garden Competition - 1st Rev’d Anthony Couchman & Dr Julien Litten (picture above shows the winning entry) , Joint 2nd between Mr L Greff and Mrs Freeland, 3rd Mrs D Moore
Best Window Box - 1st Mr L Greff, 2nd Mrs C Cusdin, Joint 3rd Mrs J Dearling and Mr D Grange. 

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